Flight Review – KA103 Kathmandu to Hong Kong

Airline: Cathay Dragon
Gate: 5
Seat 11D: (business aisle)
Plane: A330-300
Boarded 22.50 (scheduled 22.30)
Pushback 23.13
Departed: 23.21 (Scheduled 23.10)
Note: Time Change plus 2 hour 15 minutes
Arrived: 05.39 (Scheduled 05.50)
Duration: 4 hour 3 minutes
Distance: 2,937 kms

The return flight from the earlier Hong Kong to Kathmandu flight (review here) this was a short overnight flight. Prior to this flight I used the Kathmandu Radisson Executive Lounge (review here).

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Asia 2018: High Road to Tibet Tour Review

Tour Title: High Road to Tibet
Tour Company: G Adventures
Tour Leader:  Gelu Sherpa
Cities Visited: Kathmandu, Panauti, Lhasa, Gyantse, Shegar, Rombuk, Shigatse
Countries Visited: Nepal and Tibet
Dates: 14 October 2018 to 27 October 2018 (Duration 14 days)
Tour Type: Classic
Tour Itinerary (PDF)

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Lounge Review – Kathmandu Radisson Executive Lounge

When visited: October 2018
Time of day: Evening (20.40 to 22.25)
Rating: 3.5 / 5

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Asia 2018: Day 16 Kathmandu, Nepal

Saturday 27 October 2018. Nepal Photos.
Highlights: The Great Boudha Stupa, Pashupatinath Temple, Kumari Devi (Living Goddess), Patan Patan Durbar Square

While the High Road to Tibet tour was over my tour wasn’t which meant a day tour around Kathmandu. Today I got to explore significant places of both the Buddhist and Hindu religious sites with some of my Tibet tour mates.

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Asia 2018: Day 15 Lhasa to Kathmandu, Nepal

Friday 26 October 2018. Nepal Photos.
Highlights: Flight Upgrade, Final Group Dinner

The antibiotics were obviously taking some effect as the swelling on my face was slowly receding which was very good news.

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Flight Review – 3U8719 Lhasa to Kathmandu

Airline: Sichuan Airlines
Gate: 1
Seat 2C: (business aisle)
Plane: A319
Boarded 11.37 (scheduled 10.30)
Pushback 11.59
Departed: 12.26 (Scheduled 11.10)
Note: Time Change minus 2 hour 15 minutes
Arrived: 11.44 (Scheduled 10.30)
Duration: 1 hour 31 minutes
Distance: 572 kms

Travelling with a group as part of the G Adventures High Road to Tibet tour we had an included return flights between Kathmandu (Nepal) and Lhasa (Tibet). The first leg was in economy (trip report here).

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Asia 2018: Day 14 Shigatse to Lhasa, Tibet

Thursday 25 October 2018. Tibet Photos.
Highlights: Train to Lhasa, bargaining for souvenirs (but not very well)

The day was dominated by severe swelling in my face. Yesterday afternoon my face swelled up like a ballon on the left side which today started expanding to front as well.

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